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How poor single leg balance may increase the risk of injury in runners:

You might think that being good at standing on one leg has little to do with your running performance or injury risk, but you may be wrong. While running, you will spend a significant portion of your time during your run, stood on one leg. Ground reaction times vary between individuals and there are many variables that exist that determine the amount of time your foot is on the ground at any one time. The speed you are running, the type of foot strike you employ (rear foot / mid foot / forefoot runner), reactivity of the soft tissues in
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Are You Conditioned To Run?

Running is a brilliant hobby! It’s fantastic for our heart and lung health, maintaining a healthy weight and (even more so through this lockdown period) our mental health. But whether you’re a 2 hour marathon runner, or running is a new healthy hobby since the new year, injuries are a common problem and individuals should respect the fact that they will need to condition their body to remain injury free.  A recent review of literature demonstrated that regardless of running ability, injury rate ranged from 30% in novice runners to more than 50% in marathon runners. And although some of
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Covid-19 Precautions

Here at Fairway Physio Ltd, we are taking the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic very seriously, ensuring a safe environment for face to face appointments within our clinic room. Here are some of the measures we are using at Fairway Physio to ensure staff and patient safety: 1.COVID SCREENING: Before your first appointment, one of our staff will call you to question you about your health, including any current symptoms of Covid-19 or contact with anyone with symptoms, any underlying health conditions (such as heart and lung conditions), the complaint that has prompted you to make an appointment. We will use this
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Neck pain

At Fairway.Physio we commonly see patients who complain of pain in the neck upon waking in the morning with no idea of why their pain has started. In fact, this is more commonly seen than traumatic neck injuries.
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Treating the Cause of the Problem

Pain is simply the body’s way of telling you that something is not right. Pain can be caused by damage or stress to any one of the tissues within the body, such as bone, muscle, ligament, tendon etc.
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Low Back Pain in Golf

Golf is a sport where for the most part the body is put under low levels of stress. However, the body undergoes high load and stress during the golf swing.
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Golf Warm Up

We all know that warming up for golf is a good idea, but most golfers tend not to. A quick coffee and a few swings of the club is about as far as most golfers get to warming up.
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